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    Here are the vegetables that help promote health and protect the liver

    Vegetables are one of the most important foods that help promote health, and it is one of the easiest ways to avoid many diseases. The British Liver Foundation explained that as fat begins to build up in the liver, inflammation and permanent scarring can develop, affecting the organ’s ability to filter toxins from the blood. Fortunately, in the early stages of the disease—before scarring—excess fat can be shed.

    A study published in the Journal of Hepatology showed that cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower may help protect the liver. Cauliflower, for example, contains indole, which fights inflammation. Other cruciferous vegetables rich in indole include cabbage, broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts. Researchers note that people with higher levels of indole store less fat in the liver.

    It was found that rats fed an indole supplement had the “most significant” reduction in fat around the liver. Furthermore, at the cellular level, indole-producing hepatocytes known as hepatocytes are less susceptible to lipid accumulation and inflammatory lesions.

    These impressive results suggest that eating plenty of cruciferous vegetables can help prevent and reverse fatty liver disease. Cruciferous vegetables are part of a healthy, balanced diet. An unhealthy diet is one of the main causes of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

    Fatty liver disease is particularly associated with obesity, so regular exercise can help correct the condition. Other risk factors include: • Underactivity of the thyroid gland Insulin resistance • High level of fat in the blood • Type 2 diabetes

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